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Acoustic Neuroma

Acoustic neuroma is a rare noncancer tumor. It affects hearing and balance when the tumor presses on the nerves in the inner ear.

Acute Bacterial Rhinosinusitis

Acute bacterial rhinosinusitis (ABRS) is an infection of both your nasal cavity and sinuses. It is caused by bacteria. Here's what you need to know about this condition.

Age-Related Hearing Loss (Presbycusis)

Age-related hearing loss (presbycusis) is the slow loss of hearing in both ears. It’s a common problem linked to aging.

Ankyloglossia in Children

Tongue-tie (ankyloglossia) is a problem with the tongue that is present from birth. It causes speech and eating problems in some children.

Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo

Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) is a disease of the vestibular system of your inner ear. When you change your head position, it causes vertigo. Vertigo is a feeling that the room is spinning around you.

Branchial Cleft Abnormalities in Children

A branchial cleft abnormality is a cluster of abnormally formed tissue in the neck. A branchial cleft abnormality is a birth defect. It happens when the area does not form as it should during the early stages of an embryo’s development.

Congenital Laryngeal Stridor in Babies

Congenital laryngeal stridor is a noisy or high-pitched sound with breathing. It is from an abnormally formed voice box (larynx). It is present at birth (congenital).

Congenital Muscular Torticollis

Congenital torticollis means that a baby is born with an odd position of the neck. The odd position is because of a tight, short neck muscle. It affects the right side more often than the left side. It may range from mild to severe. The ...

Dermoid Cyst in Children

A dermoid cyst is a collection of tissue under the skin. It may contain hair follicles, oil, and sweat glands.

Deviated Septum

A deviated septum may cause congestion, problems with breathing, or nasal discharge. Here's what you should know about this condition.

Dysphagia

When something goes wrong with the muscles that direct swallowing, it's called dysphagia.

Ear Barotrauma

Pressure differences between the inside of the ear and the outside of the ear can cause ear barotrauma or ear damage. It can cause pain and sometimes permanent hearing loss. It can be caused by scuba diving, air travel, or exposure to an...

Fluency Disorder

A person with fluency disorder has trouble speaking in a fluid or flowing way. They may repeat parts of words (stutter) or speak fast and jam words together (clutter).

Impacted Earwax

A buildup of earwax is called impacted earwax. It can cause symptoms such as hearing loss. Impacted earwax is very common. With age, earwax tends to become harder and less mobile. Older adults are more likely to have problems with excess...

Landau-Kleffner Syndrome (LKS) in Children

Detailed information on Landau-Kleffner syndrome, including signs, diagnosis, and treatment

Lymphadenopathy in Children

Lymphadenopathy means swelling of the lymph nodes or glands. Lymphadenopathy can occur in just one area of the body, such as the neck. Or it may affect lymph nodes throughout the body. The cervical lymph nodes, found in the neck, are the...

Lymphatic Malformations in Children

A lymphatic malformation is a lymphatic vessel that isn’t formed right. The malformations are lymphatic tissue filled with fluid (cyst). Your child may have one or more of these cysts.

Ménière Disease

Ménière disease is a balance disorder. It causes a severe spinning sensation (vertigo), hearing issues, loss of balance, and headaches.

Middle Ear Infection (Otitis Media) in Adults

A middle ear infection occurs behind the eardrum. It is most often caused by a virus or bacteria. Most kids have at least one middle ear infection by the time they are 3 years old. But adults can also get them.

Middle Ear Infection (Otitis Media) in Adults

A middle ear infection occurs behind the eardrum. It is most often caused by a virus or bacteria. Most kids have at least one middle ear infection by the time they are 3 years old. But adults can also get them.

Nasal Polyps

Nasal polyps are abnormal, soft, swollen, sac-like growths of inflamed tissue. They line the inside of your nose or your sinuses.

Noise-Induced Hearing Loss in Children

Your child’s inner ears may be damaged if he or she is around extremely loud noises or around loud noises for long periods of time. This is called noise-induced hearing loss. Read on to learn bout common causes and prevention.

Nosebleed (Epistaxis) in Children

A nosebleed is bleeding from tissues inside the nose (nasal mucus membranes) caused by a broken blood vessel. Most nosebleeds in children occur in the front part of the nose close to the nostrils.

Parotid Duct Obstruction

In parotid duct obstruction, part of your parotid duct becomes blocked. As a result, saliva can't flow normally from your parotid gland into your mouth.

PFAPA Syndrome

PFAPA (Periodic Fever, Aphthous Stomatitis, Pharyngitis, Adenitis) is a childhood syndrome that affects both boys and girls. It causes repeated episodes of fever, mouth sores, sore throat, and swollen lymph nodes. PFAPA usually starts in...

Pharyngitis and Tonsillitis in Children

Pharyngitis is redness, pain, and swelling of the throat (pharynx). Tonsillitis is inflammation of the tonsils. The tonsils are a pair of tissue masses on either side of the back of the throat. They are part of the immune system, the ...

Pilomatrixoma in Children

A pilomatrixoma (PEE-lo-may-trick-SO-mah) is a slow-growing, hard lump found under the skin. It is most common on the face and neck, but it may be on other parts of the body. A pilomatrixoma is usually a single lump, but occasionally, ...

Rhinitis

Rhinitis is when a reaction occurs that causes a stuffy nose, runny nose, sneezing, and itching. Most types of rhinitis are caused by an inflammation. Here's what you need to know.

Sinusitis

Sinusitis is an infection of the lining of the sinuses near the nose. These infections most often happen after a cold or after an allergy flare-up.

Sinusitis in Children

Sinusitis is an infection of the sinuses. These infections usually happen after a cold or with allergies. Here's what you need to know.

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